Get caught up on the latest technology and startup news from the past week. Here are the most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of Nov. 28, 2021.
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella sold half of his stake in the company in a series of transactions last week, divesting about 840,000 shares for a sum of more than $285 million, according to a regulatory filing. … Read More
If the internet ends this week, this story and any proof that I bothered to think about this, is going to go with it. … Read More
Yes, there was a game called Omikron: The Nomad Soul, starring a virtual David Bowie, released in 1999 for Microsoft Windows. … Read More
Melinda French Gates on Tuesday morning reaffirmed her commitment to the Giving Pledge, in which the world’s wealthiest people commit to give away (or “give back,” in the words of the pledge) the majority of their wealth. … Read More
After winning support from Microsoft shareholders for more transparency and independence in the company’s handling and disclosure of sexual harassment cases, an investor is calling on Microsoft to publicly release the results of an independent investigation into past allegations against co-founder Bill Gates. … Read More
Amazon Web Services this week is holding its first re:Invent conference without Andy Jassy at the helm of the tech giant’s cloud unit. … Read More
Ed Lazowska has played an instrumental role in the growth of the Seattle region’s technology industry, as a driving force behind University of Washington computer science and engineering for more than four decades. … Read More
Mayor Lynne Robinson knows it’s coming. … Read More
The news: Inspectify, a 2-year-old Seattle startup tackling the home inspection process, raised $8 million from several VCs, real estate giant Redfin, and execs from startups such as Built Technologies, Side, Sundae, Flyhomes, and Steadily. … Read More
Can psilocybin help relieve the mental health burden of clinicians affected by the COVID-19 pandemic? … Read More